Smokers hoping to kick the habit for good this New Year be warned: a new study says the patch is no more effective than quitting cold turkey. Researchers at Harvard University and University of Massachusetts […][…]
PEOPLE with depression could be at greater risk of a heart attack or heart disease, a new study has found. The study, published by an international research team led by a Charles Sturt University (CSU) […][…]
LONDON—The British government launched an investigation Saturday into whether potentially faulty breast implants fitted by a French company pose a risk to women. Health Secretary Andrew Lansley ordered the urgent review of the safety of […][…]
Local health authorities in southern China say they suspect a bus driver has been infected with the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus. A statement from the Shenzhen and Guangdong health authorities says the 39-year-old man […][…]
A third of the cancers diagnosed each year in the UK – more than 100,000 – are caused by smoking, alcohol, unhealthy diets and obesity, research showed. The most comprehensive review of cancer and lifestyles […][…]
WOMAN who take birth control pills tend to choose as partners men who are less attractive and worse in bed but a sounder bet for a long-term relationship, according to a study published yesterday. Probing […][…]
TRIBUTES last night flowed for Carl Wood, the father of in vitro fertilisation whose ground-breaking research offered hope to infertile couples around the globe. Professor Wood and his Monash University team achieved the first IVF […][…]
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